Aspects of Government in Canada

Government Responsibilities

- identify the connections among the three levels of government
- identify services provided by the federal government
- research ways in which the three levels of government work together (e.g., in responding to natural disasters). 

A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

This activity uses the Government in Canada section of the CanadaInfo web site.
http://www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/government/government.html

PART 1

Use the information presented on this web page to complete the chart.

Level of Government Responsibilities
Federal

 

 

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Provincial

 

 

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Municipal

 

 

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PART 2

Visit the CBC Archives and go to the Disasters and Tragedies section.    http://archives.cbc.ca

Choose one of the following natural disasters;
The Saguenay Flood, The Ice Storm of 1998, The Wrath of Hurricane Hazel, or Red River Rising: Manitoba Floods.

View the video clips and summarize the various levels of governments' roles in dealing with the disaster.
(Create your own organizer to present your information.)